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Professor
ANGELA LANGONE (Tit.)
Period
Annual 
Teaching style
Convenzionale 
Lingua Insegnamento
ITALIANO 



Informazioni aggiuntive

Course Curriculum CFU Length(h)
[32/19]  LANGUAGES AND CULTURES FOR LINGUISTIC MEDIATION [19/00 - Ord. 2011]  PERCORSO COMUNE 12 60

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge of:

1) Arabic history and literature from the Preislamic period (Ǧāhiliyya) until the colonial and postcolonial periods;
2) the concept of Arabic poetry and prose through the eras.
3) and the ability to Analyse, extract and use information from texts in Arabic language.

Prerequisites

Basic elements of geography and history of the Arab world

Contents

The course will explore the following periods of Arabic literature:
1) Ǧāhiliyya, structures and themes of the qaīda;
2) the Prophet and the Quran.
3) Arab Muslim period from the rise of Islam until the extinction of the Umayyad dynasty in 750 d.C .;
3) the first Abbasid period from the fall of the Umayyad dynasty until 1058. One Thousand and One Nights;
4) the second Abbasid period until the Mongol conquest of Baghdad in 1258;
5) the period of decadence since the fall of the Abbasid dynasty until 1805.
6) The Naha period.

Teaching Methods

For each topic the historical-cultural context will be presented together with the literary production. Selected poetry and prose texts will be read and analyzed.

Verification of learning

Oral exam

Texts

AMALDI Daniela, Storia della letteratura araba classica, Zanichelli, Bologna, 2004

Suggested readings:
CAMERA DAFFLITTO, La letteratura araba contemporanea. Dalla nahdah a oggi. Nuova edizione, Carocci, Roma, 2007.
ZAKHARIA Katia e TOELLE Heidi, Alla scoperta della letteratura araba, Argo, Lecce, 2010

More Information

Students who don't attend classes are pleased to contact the teacher: langone@unica.it

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